9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Launceston, Bus to St Helens
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St Helens
— 4 nights
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Orford
— 4 nights
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St Helens — 4 nights

Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery), Bicheno (Waubs Bay Gallery, Bicheno Blowhole, &more) and Pyengana (St Columba Waterfall & St Columba Falls Reserve). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Priory Ridge, take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, join in the after-dark buzz at Eureka Farm, and stroll through St Helens Point Conservation Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens trip builder site.

Melbourne to St Helens is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in St Helens dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Orford.
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Orford — 4 nights

Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orford: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands), Coles Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wineglass Bay Lookout, &more) and Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Kate's Berry Farm).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orford online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St Helens to Orford in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.
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